Mosquito-borne virus hits South Florida

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (PALM BEACH DAILY NEWS) — With the first cases of chikungunya fever transmitted within the United States confirmed last week, local mosquito and public health experts are urging more…

HIV rate drops in U.S. for most groups

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON TIMES) The nation’s HIV rate has fallen by a third in the last decade, federal researchers said in a new report released in advance of this week’s more…

Angry vets turn backs on Obama motorcade

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="VibTY0bzokkFWM3609KTHJZnk4H5eRsQ" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] (BIZPAC REVIEW) Angry veterans protested President Obama’s visit to Delaware to show their disdain for how the administration has treated them. The 25 protesters — more…

Iraq vet cited for 14 pet ducks

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (MARION STAR) WEST LAFAYETTE — Darin Welker is facing a citation and a hearing in Coshocton Municipal Court for owning 14 ducks, as they are in violation of more…

Ebola believed smoldering for years

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NBC NEWS) The deadly Ebola virus that’s killed more than 600 people so far in West Africa may have been smoldering there for years and has almost certainly more…

1st U.S. chikungunya-virus infections

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (National Geographic) Two people in South Florida are the first to contract a debilitating mosquito-borne disease called chikungunya within the continental United States. The disease, which causes severe more…